While it has long been a point of contention that Palestinian leadership has provided payment to terrorists, it is no less disturbing each time it occurs. The Times of Israel reports that Hamas is up to its old tricks once again, paying the families of those terrorists who were killed during recent rioting on the Gaza border:
The Hamas terrorist group which rules the Gaza Strip said on Thursday it was paying compensation to the families of Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli forces on the border.
In a statement, a Hamas spokesperson pledged $3,000 to the relatives of those killed by Israeli fire. Palestinians injured by Israeli troops in the clashes would receive $200-$500 in compensation, depending on the level of injury, the Hamas spokesman said.
The payments were being provided “in light of the difficult economic conditions experienced by our people in the Gaza Strip as a result of the continued Israeli siege,” Hamas said.
The terror group began distributing the money on Thursday, according to Palestinian media...